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There are 10 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Romanovs".

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1. Russians in the Dark, One Way or Another

It was a busy week in Russia: another round of pension protests, a pilgrimage for the Romanovs, and oh, the devil is working his magic.

Tags: protest, romanovs, World Cup, siberia, duma
By Irina Bukharin
2. The Plagues of Russia: the Risen Dead, Bees, and Floods

Shed a tear for our last World Cup TWERF, in which we finally learn about the Romanovs and feel the wrath of nature.

Tags: Trump, football, World Cup, soccer, Volgograd, romanovs, romanov, putin
By Irina Bukharin
3. Death of a Dynasty

Who really killed the Romanovs? Read about the survivors of the royal household.

Tags: romanovs, revolution
By Linda DeLaine
4. Romanov Holiday and Russia's Best Cat

What a Russian holiday looks like, the Romanovs go to The Gambia, and why secret police are extra special around the holidays. All that, and Russia's most popular cats. 

Tags: cats, kgb, fsb, holidays, Romanovs
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. Santa Claus, Space Aliens, & Robot Cars

Father Frost gets iced, a space shuttle gets wet, and cars get driven driverlessly. Plus, famous Russian buildings go on vacation, the Romanovs take TV, and Russian smilies)

Tags: romanovs, yandex, space, father frost
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Ra-ra-Rasputin

Who was Rasputin? Why has his name become synonymous with the idea that the Russian monarchy was doomed? That is a mystery worth exploring today, on the 100th anniversary of his murder.

Tags: Rasputin, tsars, Romanovs, Revolution
By Tamara Eidelman
7. Katya Everdeenova? No. YA Fiction Set in Russia? Yes.

We're seeing a growth spurt in literature for kids and teens set in Russia. That means magic, time travel, and Stalinism all rolled up in one.

Tags: literature, teen fiction, young adult fiction, magic, fantasy, stalin, Ivan the Terrible, baba yaga, faberge, romanovs, time travel
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. Faberge Documentary is a Jewel

It is nice to come across a documentary about Russia that is not all Sturm and Drang, Stalin and Purges, mafia and Putin. The story of Peter Carl Fabergé and the jewelry empire he built is a truly remarkable story, and it is the focus of this new documentary from Arts Alliance.

Tags: Faberge, faberge eggs, Romanovs, art, history
By Paul E. Richardson
9. Tsarevich Alexei and the Worst 10th Birthday Ever

Late July and early August were busy times in 1914: not only was Russia's own heir apparent celebrating his 10th birthday, the world was devolving into the military chaos of World War I.
 

Tags: romanov, romanovs, alexei, rasputin, world war i, russia, russian empire, tsarism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
10. All that Glitters . . . Or Something More?

Why are we so fascinated with the lavish and expensive creations of the House of Faberge?

Tags: russia, faberge, eggs, romanovs
By Linda DeLaine

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